Turkey is More Oppressive than the USSR

by Daniel Pipes Feb 22, 2017 Cross-posted from National Review Online I participated yesterday in a conference about the eastern Mediterranean at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) just outside Tel Aviv; and because Tel Aviv is the diplomatic center of Israel, its events attract a good number of diplomats. Yesterday was no exception, […]

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Saudi Prince bin Talal: Palestinians must end their occupation of Jewish lands in Judea

Riyadh- According to the Saudi daily al-Watan, the Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal has raised eyebrows once again among Saudi political circles as he announced his unwavering support for ‘Jewish nation’ and slammed Palestinians’ obstinate refusal to accept the ‘historical facts’. “Please do not mix things, I, myself an ardent Muslim Arab, thus I cannot […]

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Time to Boycott Nordstrom: Dropped Ivanka after Travel Pause

Nordstrom Issued a Memo About Trump’s Immigration Pause Right Before it Dropped Ivanka It was reported last week that Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump’s product line from its stores, allegedly due to the brand’s poor performance. Interestingly, it’s now been revealed that the department store issued a memo regarding Donald Trump’s Muslim refugee ban immediately before removing Ivanka’s products […]

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Those claiming the Muslim Brotherhood is popular and nonviolent are wrong on both counts.

Not Blacklisting Muslim Brotherhood Carries Risk

by Cynthia Farahat  •  Feb 3, 2017 Cross-posted from Cynthiafarahat.com Nearly every Sunni Islamist terror group in history was established fully or in part by Muslim Brotherhood members. In a January 26 Wall Street Journal article titled “Blacklisting Muslim Brotherhood Carries Risk,” Yaroslav Trofimov writes that the Trump administration’s proposed designation of the Brotherhood as […]

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Smoking Out Islamists via Extreme Vetting

by Daniel Pipes Middle East Quarterly Spring 2017 Donald Trump issued an executive order on Jan. 27 establishing radically new procedures to deal with foreigners who apply to enter the United States. Building on his earlier notion of “extreme vetting,” the order explains that to protect Americans, the United States must ensure that those admitted […]

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Poll: 57% Support a Ban on Refugees From Terror-Exporting Countries

by KATIE MCHUGH A strong majority of voters support a temporary ban on refugees from unstable and violent countries, Rasmussen Reports found. Nearly two-thirds of voters want the U.S. government to halt refugee resettlement until better controls to screen foreigners can be implemented, according to Rasmussen: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey […]

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